In partnership with the food charity FareShare and other employers we are pleased to announce a brand new programme aimed at young people looking for work in the warehousing and logistics industries.

Through this course, you will undertake a work placement in a real warehouse and develop skills in a wide range of areas, including forklift truck driving, receiving and processing deliveries, order processing and customer deliveries.

Age group


What will I learn?

    You will learn all the skills necessary to get a job in a warehouse, as a forklift truck driver (age restrictions apply) or a driver’s mate. You will also develop your English, Maths and employability skills, as these are critical in moving into work.

What qualification will I have?

  • Safe Manual Handling
  • Health & safety in the workplace
  • Food hygiene
  • Forklift truck license
  • English & maths qualifications

How do I complete the course?

The course will be achieved upon the successful completion of the work placement and the appropriate additional qualifications.

What can I do next?

On completion of the course, we will support you with your progression into a permanent job in your chosen industry area. The work placement employer will also give you a reference that aids this and shows your new employer that you hold the required skills.

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